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NJ woman who received a pig kidney transplant plus a heart pump has died: ‘Just took a chance’

WASHINGTON — A woman who received a pig kidney transplant — along with an implanted device to keep her heart beating – has died, her surgeon announced Tuesday. Lisa Pisano was near death from kidney and heart failure when surgeons at NYU Langone Health performed the dramatic pair of surgeries in April. The New Jersey woman initially…

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